Aamir Khan-SS Rajamouli’s Mahabharata Collaboration Via RRR
The upcoming film RRR is the much-anticipated film of filmmaker SS Rajamouli. Recently, the RRR makers released the teaser and songs from the film, raising the excitement level. With a stellar cast including Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn, RRR is going to be a magnum opus film and is expected to perform even better than Baahubali at the box office.
There are some speculations that none other than Aamir Khan aka Mr. Perfectionist is going to be a big part of the project. Well, ever since Aamir Khan and SS Rajamouli has expressed their desire to make Mahabharata, we all have been waiting for Aamir Khan & SS Rajamouli collaborate. Going by the reports, before Mahabharata, we might witness the grand collaboration between Aamir Khan and SS Rajamouli in RRR.
Fun fact: Both Aamir Khan and SS Rajamouli are hailed as Mr Perfectionist in their respective fields.
In fact, a source close to the development revealed: “Aamir Khan has verbally agreed to give a voice-over all through the film to narrate the era and also introduce audiences to the world of Jr. NTR and Ram Charan. His voice over will be used not just in the film, but also in the trailer, thereby giving it a pan-Indian reach as far as Hindi belt is concerned. With Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt and Aamir Khan, it has just become a AAA project with 3 Bollywood A-Lister alongside south giants,”
Earlier, there were rumours that Aamir Khan was very keen on making a magnum opus movie on the Hindu epic Mahabharata but later he decided to make it a seven-part web series instead to cover all characters and every plot along with showcasing multiple stories. Aamir Khan had planned to make Mahabharata with A-listers of Bollywood. However, after looking at the pros and cons, Khan decided to drop the Mahabharata project. Sources revealed: “After weighing all pros and cons Aamir Khan has decided not to make the Mahabharat. For one it would willy-nilly become controversial. More importantly, the scale on which he planned the project was commercially not viable. Also, setting aside five years of his precious time for the Mahabharat meant losing out on doing at least three feature films. So no. No Mahabharat.”
Well, fans were quite disappointed however, there was one man who was very happy with Aamir’s decision, well, it was none other than ace filmmaker SS Rajamouli as he also had a desire to direct an epic like Mahabharata. SS Rajamouli has time and again expressed his desire to direct a film on Mahabharata filled with large-than-life characters, and action thrills. If the Aamir Khan Steps Back SS Rajamouli takes over news is true, then we might see SS Rajamouli & Aamir Khan collaborate for Mahabharata. There were also speculations about the gigantic cast which includes Aamir Khan as Krishna, Amitabh Bachchan as Bhishma, Hrithik Roshan as Karna, Deepika Padukone as Draupadi, Farhan Akhtar as Arjun, Rekha as Kunti and Kamal Hassan as Shantanu.
Watch this space for the latest updates on Mahabharata movie and RRR movie.